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R1/beta2 Timeline

  • 26 Aug - 30 Aug: one week - last minute scramble.
    • Don't commit anything risky.
    • "Soft" strings freeze begins.
    • Testing starts ramping up.
  • 30 Aug: branch r1beta2!
    • Branch r1beta2
    • Add r1beta2 to buildbot and deploy
    • Buildbot and Buildmaster should be generating r1beta2 RCs when forced.
    • Don't forget about HaikuPorts! We didn't branch Haikuports for r1beta1
  • 30 Aug - 13 Sep: two weeks of xtreme testing
    • Generate test images as needed for testing.
    • All hands on deck testing of test images.
    • Unless any unfixable showstoppers are found, don't halt the release.
    • Do general polishing of release notes, website, etc. during this time.
  • 13 Sep - 20 Sep: one week to "get the goods"
    • One final strings synchronization
    • Generate an image and name him "Release Candidate 1".
  • 21 Sep - 28 Sep: one week of ham-fisting final images
    • Rename your latest release candidate to r1beta2, move from haiku-r1beta2/XXX to haiku-release/r1beta2/
    • Double and triple check sha256 sums
    • Generate a torrent, begin seeding and get a few other people to seed.
    • Give a few hours for release to make it to the mirrors.
    • Release when ready; some window to account for unexpected delays.
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